Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VxBlock/Vblock in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VxBlock/Vblock over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Dell EMC VxBlock and Vblock Systems (formerly VCE Vblock)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1071 1146 1166
Rank change year-on-year +75 +20 -32
Permanent jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 52 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.014% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.077% 0.032% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 37
England median annual salary £45,000 £75,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +30.43% +15.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £63,375 £38,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £95,375 £76,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £75,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -40.00% +57.89% -5.00%

VxBlock/Vblock is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 67,356 75,502 76,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.41% 44.61% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52,731 57,306 63,549
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VxBlock/Vblock as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VxBlock/Vblock in England

VxBlock/Vblock
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in England.

Salary trend for VxBlock/Vblock in England

VxBlock/Vblock
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VxBlock/Vblock in England

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock within the England region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +45 21 £35,000 +7.69% 1
London +45 16 £60,000 -20.00% 2
South West - 4 £27,850 -
East Midlands - 4 £38,500 -
Midlands - 4 £38,500 -
East of England - 3 £45,000 -
North of England +28 1 £60,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
VxBlock/Vblock
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for VxBlock/Vblock.

1 40 (76.92%) VMware
2 38 (73.08%) Cisco
3 28 (53.85%) ITIL
4 27 (51.92%) VMware NSX
5 26 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (50.00%) Firewall
6 25 (48.08%) vSphere
7 22 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (42.31%) Linux
8 20 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (36.54%) vCloud
9 19 (36.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (36.54%) Data Centre
9 19 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (32.69%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (32.69%) VPN
11 16 (30.77%) CCNP
11 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (28.85%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (28.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (25.00%) Degree
14 13 (25.00%) IBM
14 13 (25.00%) EMC
15 11 (21.15%) SaaS
15 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
15 11 (21.15%) F5
16 10 (19.23%) EMC VNX
16 10 (19.23%) EMC VMAX
16 10 (19.23%) CCDP

VxBlock/Vblock
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (21.15%) SaaS
3 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (11.54%) IaaS
5 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.00%) Firewall
2 22 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (36.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (32.69%) VPN
5 8 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (13.46%) BGP
6 7 (13.46%) MPLS
6 7 (13.46%) OSPF
6 7 (13.46%) Unified Communications
7 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (11.54%) NetScaler
7 6 (11.54%) SAN
8 4 (7.69%) 802.11
8 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.69%) HSRP
8 4 (7.69%) IPv4
8 4 (7.69%) IPv6
8 4 (7.69%) NX-OS
8 4 (7.69%) WebEx
8 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) OLTP
General
1 9 (17.31%) Billing
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Designer
2 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Network Designer
5 3 (5.77%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) 802.1X
1 4 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Data Centre
2 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (28.85%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (19.23%) EMC VMAX
4 10 (19.23%) EMC VNX
5 8 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (9.62%) Public Cloud
7 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 4 (7.69%) DataPower
7 4 (7.69%) EMC VNXe
8 3 (5.77%) Clustering
8 3 (5.77%) FlexPod
9 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.62%) VMS
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (5.77%) SUSE
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
4 3 (5.77%) Windows NT
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) ITIL
2 20 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (17.31%) High Availability
3 9 (17.31%) Migration
3 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
4 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.46%) Converged Infrastructure
5 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) Value Proposition
6 6 (11.54%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 6 (11.54%) Network Virtualisation
6 6 (11.54%) Presales
7 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
8 4 (7.69%) DevOps
8 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (32.69%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (30.77%) CCNP
4 15 (28.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (25.00%) Degree
6 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
7 10 (19.23%) CCDP
8 7 (13.46%) CCIE
9 6 (11.54%) CCNA
9 6 (11.54%) MCSE
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
11 4 (7.69%) CCA
11 4 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
12 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (3.85%) VCAP
14 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) PMO
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) VMware NSX
2 26 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (48.08%) vSphere
4 19 (36.54%) vCloud
5 7 (13.46%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (5.77%) NFS
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (5.77%) XenApp
7 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.77%) XenServer
8 2 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (13.46%) vCenter Server
3 4 (7.69%) Cacti
3 4 (7.69%) EMC VPLEX
4 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.77%) SCCM
4 3 (5.77%) vMotion
4 3 (5.77%) WMI
5 2 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.85%) MOM
6 1 (1.92%) Nagios
6 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) VMware
2 38 (73.08%) Cisco
3 13 (25.00%) EMC
3 13 (25.00%) IBM
4 11 (21.15%) F5
5 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 9 (17.31%) Citrix
6 9 (17.31%) HP
6 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
7 7 (13.46%) Juniper
8 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
8 6 (11.54%) Palo Alto
9 5 (9.62%) SolarWinds
10 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (5.77%) Dell
11 3 (5.77%) NEC
11 3 (5.77%) NetApp
11 3 (5.77%) Oracle
11 3 (5.77%) Veeam
12 2 (3.85%) ForeScout